Research Paper On The Africa Mercy

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The Africa Mercy was started in 1978, it is a vessel that was turned into a hospital for the African people. It is also the largest hospital in Africa. Africa Mercy travels along the African coast; stopping at the poorest parts of Africa, which happened to be old slave ships used to dock. The ship offers a variety of care to the people of Africa such as; eye surgery, dental surgeries, facial reconstruction for cleft palate or other facial deformities. The doctors, nurses and crew members do not get paid to work in the vessel. The staff members have to pay their way onto the ship. Most of the staff gets sponsored by their churches and big companies sponsor the ship to make sure it keeps running and helping the people who are in need. In Togo,
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